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Any person is justified in using force, except force likely to cause death or serious bodily injury, to effect an arrest. A law enforcement officer may use force likely to cause death or serious bodily injury only if such force is necessary, and the person to be arrested is attempting to escape by use of a deadly weapon.

Comment: This section is in its original adopted version.

[Res. 10-27-77B, 1977. Prior Code § 5-80-070.]